Extremum



[ik-stree-muh m] /ɪkˈstri məm/

noun, plural extrema
[ik-stree-muh] /ɪkˈstri mə/ (Show IPA). Mathematics.
1.
a maximum or minimum value of a function in a specified neighborhood.
[ahd ek-strey-moo m; English ad ek-stree-muh m] /ɑd ɛkˈstreɪ mʊm; English æd ɛkˈstri məm/
adverb, Latin.
1.
to the extreme; at last; finally.

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